Broadside Ballads Online

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The illustration is poorly printed.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 258

Title: The soldier's boy

First Line: The snow was fast descending

Themes:  Orphans

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1598

Title: How 25s. were expended in a week

First Line: It is of a tradesman and his wife, I haerd [sic] the other day

Themes:  Domestic economy


IconClass Codes:
34B11: Dog
41A221: Living-room, parlour, sitting-room
31D11221: Boy (child between toddler and youth)


Shelfmark: Johnson Ballads 2857

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